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A story of steam, industry and invention

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape Ltd : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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States that the most important invention of the Industrial Revolution was invention itself. This book offers an account of how inventors first came to own and profit from their ideas - and how invention itself springs forth from logic and imagination. It explains how 'eureka' moments occur - when the brain is most relaxed.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Rosen
ISBN: 9780224082259 0224082256
OCLC Number: 851823025
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 400 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 16 x 4 cm
Responsibility: William Rosen.

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